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Faience plaque: E.90.1932

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Faience plaque




Plaque, with winged Persian sphinx, pierced for suspension

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Length: 6.2 cm
Width: 6.6 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1932) by Whyte, Edward Towry


Twenty-seventh Dynasty
Circa -525 - Circa -404

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Accession number: E.90.1932
Primary reference Number: 52820
Oldadmincategory: FG
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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